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perennial having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoning

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The execution of the king had prompted Hobbes to cast the die: to begin composing his longest political treatise, switching from the Latin of De Cive to the vernacular, in order to provide argument for accepting the new non-monarchical and Erastian regime.
The English translators of De Cive have followed similar conventions.
In De Cive he writes that: "women, in the person of the Amazons, did at one time wage wars against their enemies and handled their offspring as they pleased.
De Cive : The Latin Version Entitled in the First Edition Elementorum Philosophiae Sectio Tertia De Cive, and in Later Editions Elementa Philosophica De Cive, edited by Howard Warrender.
A nearly identical passage appears in De Cive, 108.
Civilitas is defined generally (a iii v) as "quaedam virtus periciaque scientiarum et rerum civilium in ipso cive, unde is civilis appellatur.
Quentin Skinner shows how Thomas Hobbes draws upon a humanist plan of study, including grammar, rhetoric, poetry, history, and moral philosophy, before the "genuine rupture" that marks the skeptical scientific approach adopted in his De Cive.
Such is the Hobbes of the Elements of Law and the De cive, where Hobbes is emphatic that "ratio possesses an inherent power to persuade and convince, and thus that the idea of a union between reason and eloquence is an irrelevance" (p.
Skinner acknowledges that the scientific aspirations of the Elements and De cive remain "firmly in place" (p.
The term amour propre entered the language of morality through Sorbi[grave{e}]re's translation of Hobbes's De Cive (1651).
Yet when we turn to the opening of Hobbes's De Cive, we find he shows only contempt for these men and their seditious opinions.
To the extent that Spinoza has a predecessor in this effort to establish politics on a new rational foundation, it is his most illustrious (and notorious) contemporary Thomas Hobbes who not long before the publication of the Treatise had declared with his characteristic bravado that "civil philosophy" was born with his book De Cive of 1642.
In the preface to De Cive he remarks that it is "by experience known to all men and denied by none" that "every man will distrust and dread each other" and so by natural right "will be forced to make use of the strength he hath, toward the preservation of himself.
Spinoza is here probably thinking of that passage in De Cive where Hobbes identifies reason with the desire for honors and glory for "man scarce esteems anything good, which hath not somewhat of eminence in the enjoyment more than that which others do possess.
14) Thomas Hobbes, Man and Citizen: Thomas Hobbes' De Homine and De Cive, ed.